Low Carbon Galawater winter update

Winter is upon us, time for the woolly jumpers again. Slow-cookers will be simmering away, with hearty stews and chunky soups. This year, some households will spend less on heating, having insulated their houses better. The long-awaited Green Deal launched on 01 October. This is a new initiative that will let homes and businesses pay ...read more

Low Carbon Galawater update

The L.C.G. committee are working hard to find ways of locally reducing our carbon footprint. In particular, a local wood fuel project is taking shape. If you have some information to share or would like to find out more, please get in touch with Steffen taschner@hotmail.com.

Wood fuel evening

Wood fuel evening

Wood fuel evening. A free public event all about how we in Stow and Fountainhall can make more and better use of wood fuel ...read more

LCGW Spring update

Finally, spring has sprung! LCG continues to move our projects forward and we seem to be quite close to securing a sizable pot of funding which will help us do great things. This is a good time of year to be making improvements to your home, whether insulation, ventilation, glazing or heating system. A number ...read more

100% insulation grants available

There is now a grant-supported scheme in the Borders for external wall insulation. The scheme was launched at easter, and provides insulation cladding around the outside of single-skin stone or brick buildings, with a render-finished outer layer. Grants of up to 100% of the cost are available, depending on eligibility criteria. The service deliverer for ...read more

Green tips

Solar PV Hotspot offer! Much news recently about the government losing a legal battle for halving feed-in-tariffs for solar PV installations. There is still time to benefit from the current tariffs before the new 3 March 2012 deadline. The Energy Saving Scotland South East has negotiated deals; their aim is to support folk who want ...read more

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